Spotify X DJ Semtex launches new podcast series

By Aurora Taunisio and Jasmine Wing

WHO: DJ Semtex X Spotify UK

WHAT: Spotify launch of a new original UK podcast series, “Who We Be”

WHERE: Spotify UK

WHEN: 23rd Jan 2018

“Who We Be” Podcast Series, which was inspired by Spotify’s popular grime and hip hop playlist of the same name (current follower count: over 215k).

Spotify has been widening its offer of content with the production of original podcasts. On 23/01/2018 the platform launched its latest one, Who We Be. The series aims to give an “exclusive insight into the development of the most exciting, innovative culture of our time”

Comprised of 10 episodes, run by-weekly and presented by DJ Semtex – British DJ, broadcaster and author.

The podcast will be inviting a variety of different UK rap personalities, kicking off with ‘Santan Dave’ aka Dave, winner of the MOBO’s Best Newcomer Award 2017. Followed by Brixtons’s, Sneakbo, in the next episode and more.

The podcast series will explore the artists “journeys in-depth, detailing their creative process” (Spotify Studio), to uncover the success of the Who We Be playlist and the increasing recognition the Underground Birtish music “rap & grime” is enjoying globally.

According to Austin Darbo, Senior Editor at Spotify, the launch of this new podcast series “is a testament to the passion that exists around UK street sounds”

DJ Semtex, will be hosting at Wireless Festival on SUNDAY 8TH July

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